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Parked Reviews

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Prairie Miller
Long Island Press
December 30, 2012

Infused with the visceral impact of raw truth connected to the homeless insider point of view looking out at a callous world. But when it comes to the director's outside looking in perspective, there's a second hand sense of little felt or endured.

Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com
December 10, 2012

... has its modest and bittersweet charms, but there's not much substance to the script.

David Noh
Film Journal International
November 30, 2012

My nominee for the saddest film of the year.

Stephen Holden
New York Times
Top Critic
November 29, 2012

"Parked" collapses into sentimentality that not even an actor of Mr. Meaney's dignity and restraint can redeem from mawkishness.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
November 29, 2012

A remarkable Irish drama about a homeless man living in his car whose friends help him get unstuck.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Ronnie Scheib
Variety
Top Critic
November 28, 2012

This engaging character study functions best as a two-hander: The male leads build a wholly believable, offbeat co-dependency, while their interactions with others tend toward the more generic.

Michelle Orange
Village Voice
Top Critic
November 27, 2012

[An] elegant, engaging meditation on displacement and the modern man.

John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic
November 26, 2012

Strong performances bolster a dodgy scenario in homeless drama.

Kenji Fujishima
Slant Magazine
November 25, 2012

The film takes dramatic material that sounds fairly standard-issue to begin with and proceeds to uncover precious little of genuinely fresh intrigue within it.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
February 23, 2012

It veers rather widely through strains of comedy, melodrama and crime-thriller, but it's very well made, consistently engaging and surprisingly moving.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Henry Barnes
Guardian
November 25, 2011

Parked putters, but doesn't go anywhere.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Paul M. Bradshaw
Total Film
October 28, 2011

Packing two terrific turns and an offbeat spirit, this coming-of-middle-age comedy is an unexpected treat.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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